SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
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June 25, 2020
The next conclave could produce a pope in the mould of St John Paul II, Douthat said
June 25, 2020
The States of Guernsey approved a bill expanding abortion time limits, and removing time limits altogether for unborn children with disabilities.
June 25, 2020
The chairmen of three US Conference of Catholic Bishops' committees have called for "better practices for formation and accountability for police"
June 25, 2020
If anywhere in this country can be labelled a Protestant town, it is Cambridge. The pulpit where the first Protestant sermon in England was delivered survives here. It is where many leading English Reformers were educated: Hugh Latimer, Thomas Cranmer, Matthew Parker. More than Oxford, Cambridge absorbed and advocated the Protestant faith, partly because of
June 25, 2020
Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes By James Mumford Bloomsbury Continuum, 224pp, £16.99 Beware of “package deal ethics”. They are ruining our capacity to think and converse about the world we live in and the world we are heading towards. This is the message at the heart of James Mumford’s Vexed. The packaging up of ideas
June 25, 2020
Pope Francis has appointed an apostolic administrator to take charge of a Polish diocese whose bishop is under investigation over his handling of an abuse case
June 25, 2020
Sophia Institute Press has produced a most attractive and original book for girls, roughly of the age range 6-9. It is Our Lady’s Wardrobe by Anthony DeStefano, illustrated by Juliana Kolesova. The illustrations are at least as important as the text, which is a four-line verse on each page, alongside a full-page colour picture of
June 25, 2020
The Sunday obligation will remain suspended and churches will be asked to continue livestreaming when public Masses resume in England on July 4, the country’s metropolitan archbishops have announced.
June 25, 2020
The new directory will tackle issues such as bioethics, sex and gender, care for creation, and the death penalty
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“Should certain statues be placed in museums or storage? Perhaps. Should we let a group of vandals make those decisions for us? No."
June 25, 2020
The president of the leading Catholic women’s organization in Germany has declared her support for "reproductive rights"
June 25, 2020
Cardinal John Tong Hon, the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Hong Kong, has rejected concerns over new security laws imposed by Beijing